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Youth Sailing Open House with 16 Organizations — April 30, 2016
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International yacht race draws 700 crew members
Seattle team’s performance in Clipper Round the World Yacht Rae wins fans from sea lovers to Seahawks

One of the world’s toughest
endurance events, the
Clipper Round the World
Yacht Race, will stop in
Seattle in April following
the Mighty Pacific Ocean
crossing from China.

Seattle has its own team in the race, named Visit Seattle, with American and international crew representing the Emerald City as the team races round the planet tackling everything Mother Nature can throw at them.​ 

There are various public events planned during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race’s Seattle stopover, including the chance to meet the crew and professional skippers in command of each team, and the opportunity to find out what life is like on board, with free yacht tours at Bell Harbor.  
View more here: Source Seattle Times​


6 abandon boat as it catches fire on Lake Whatcom in Bellingham:
BELLINGHAM — Six people escaped a
powerboat fire Thursday afternoon,
April 7, on Lake Whatcom.

Five teenage boys and a man had been
using the roughly 17-foot fiberglass boat
to tow a blue inner tube as they enjoyed
the 70-degree afternoon sunshine. They
were playing a few hundred feet off the shoreline that’s between Geneva and Strawberry Point.  View full story at Bellingham Herald.

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